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Table 1 Laboratory findings on the first visit to our institution

From: A lung abscess caused by secondary syphilis – the utility of polymerase chain reaction techniques in transbronchial biopsy: a case report

< Blood cell count >
 White blood cell 7,150 /μL
 Red blood cell 520 × 104 /μL
 Hemoglobin 14.8 g/dL
 Platelet 27.8 × 104 /μL
< Serum chemistry>
 Total protein 8.1 g/dL
 Albumin 4.6 g/dL
 Total-bilirubin 0.5 mg/dL
 Alkaline phosphatase 252 IU/L
 Aspartate transaminase 15 IU/L
 Alanine transaminase 23 IU/L
 γ-Glutamyl transpeptidase 30 IU/L
 Lactate dehydrogenase 158 IU/L
 Blood urea nitrogen 11 mg/dL
 Creatinine 0.84 mg/dL
 C-reactive protein 1.02 mg/dL
 Sodium 141 mmol/L
 Potassium 4.4 mmol/L
 Chlorine 103 mmol/L
< Coagulation>
 Prothrombin time (International normalized ratio) 1.09
 Activated partial thromboplastin time 50 s
< Infection >
 Rapid plasma reagin test Positive (titers 1:64)
Treponema pallidum hemagglutination test Positive (titers 1:5,120)
 Hepatitis B surface antigen Negative
 Hepatitis C antibody Negative
 Human immunodeficiency virus antibody Negative
 Aspergillus antigen Negative
 Cryptococcus antigen Negative
< Tumor marker >
 Carcinoembryonic antigen <  1 ng/mL
 Soluble cytokeratin fragment 0.5 ng/mL
 Pro-gastrin releasing peptide 27.0 pg/mL
<Autoantibody>
 Proteinase3-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody <  1 U/mL
 Myeroperoxidase-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody <  1 U/mL
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